Julep is a cruelty free company that offers vegan nail polish. I'm such a sucker for nail polish. It's one of my favorites. And when I see a sale on nail polish, AND free shipping, how can I say no? It's impossible. I have about 6 Julep colors already, and when I saw their sale, I knew I had to add a few more colors to my collection!
The colors you see above are 3 of 4 polishes I got. The black and cream color are part of a Halloween collection called Black Magic that includes a fiery orange red with silver glitter. That's not pictured above because I haven't used it yet. The purple I bought separately because it's purple. Out of all the nail polishes I own, I own more purple than anything since it's my favorite color. And if I'm being honest, one can never have too much purple in their lives!
Okay, so from left to right is: Jet, Vanna, and Margarita. All of Julep's colors are women's names, which is fun. Jet is a jet black creme. It's truly black, and it's so pretty. In addition to wearing purple frequently, I wear black almost as much. Black is a classy color that goes with everything, and Jet fits that bill perfectly! Next up is Vanna, which is a magnolia creme. I love that it's not a bright snow white. In my opinion, wearing plain bright white is a hard color to pull off no matter your skin tone. This is a muted cream white, and I love it so much more than I thought I would. Lastly is Margarita, which is a palace purple creme, and it is beautiful! Sometimes with darker shades of purple, when you apply 2-3 coats, they tend to look black, which personally I don't ever mind. This shade is purely purple. Even with two thick coats, it's still clearly purple. I purposely used Jet right next to this color so you can see that Jet is black and Margarita is purple. It's truly a beautiful shade of purple. Out of all the purples, dark purple is my favorite color and this is that color.
All of Julep's polishes are 5 free and vegan. They dry fast (when allowing the first coat to dry before applying the second coat), and allow 30% more oxygen to permeate the nail bed than regular polish. All their colors contain strengthening Hexanal and antioxidant green coffee extract!
My nails above are a little sloppy because I didn't get to clean them up yet, but I was too excited and wanted to show off the colors! Each shade I used 2 coats, and had a base and top coat on from Pacifica. While Julep's polish may dry faster than your average polish, as they claim, I don't have the time to paint one coat, wait forever for that to dry, then another, and wait, then a top coat, and wait. I have stuff to do lol. So my polish even still is pretty soft, but I really adore the colors. I used Margarita on my toes earlier this week, and they haven't chipped and they still look freshly painted! The colors retail for $14 each, but they have sales often enough that you can score some of their polishes for cheap! The Black Magic kit I got was $12.99, and Margarita was $4.99! Right now, they're offering free standard shipping on purchases over $10! Sign up for their emails, and you'll get notifications of when they're having sales!